The Paternity Leave (Bereavement) Act 2024

One of the last pieces of legislation to come into law following the conservative party calling an election was one which gives working fathers, non-birthing partners, or a person with whom a child has been (or is expected to be) placed, the right to immediate paternity leave should the mother die during childbirth. In summary: […]

Health & Safety Webinar – Machinery in the Workplace

Machinery can pose an inherent risk to your staff. Proper management of your equipment is essential, to ensure you avoid injuries and incidents in the workplace. This includes ensuring you have the best risk management in place, proper health & safety procedures, and up to date and appropriate documentation. Our next Health & Safety webinar […]

The Employment (Allocation of Tips) Act 2023

The above Act will now come into force on 1st October 2024 (instead of 1st July 2024 as originally proposed). Obligations for Employers w.e.f. 1st October 2024 In summary, the new rules provide that Employers must: What are “Qualifying tips”? “Qualifying tips” are those gratuities received by the business from customers which are then distributed […]

iosh managing safely course

IOSH Managing Safely®, the market-leading health and safety course for line managers, is tried, tested and trusted. Designed to provide all managers with the confidence and enthusiasm to apply knowledge to the workplace, this course is unlike any other. Whether you’re looking for face-to-face or e-learning, we can provide the flexibility you need with our […]

Stress In The Workplace Webinar

Stress is a key factor in managing your employees wellbeing. By not being able to identify the signs of stress, you could be reducing business productivity and more importantly, putting your team at risk of burn out or worse. This webinar will explore a range of topics of how you can manage stress at work […]

Company Fined After a Delivery Driver Fell From a Vehicle

A delivery driver fell and suffered a traumatic brain injury while working at a company’s site. The company has since been prosecuted and fined £380,000 plus costs. Information On the 28th July 2022, the driver was delivering fuel to the company’s timber processing site for use in a temporary diesel generator, when he fell from a […]

April is Stress Awareness Month

Do you know that April 2024 is ‘Stress Awareness Month’?  This campaign has been around for over 30 years with the purpose of increasing public awareness of the causes of and potential cures for stress. Stress continues to be a major issue in society today, with around 75% of people saying stress has made them feel […]

Council Worker Wins Record £4.6m at Tribunal

Claimant awarded ‘unprecedented’ payment after being sacked while on sick leave. A council employee who was dismissed after taking sick leave for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the Grenfell Tower fire has been awarded a record £4.6m by an employment tribunal for disability discrimination and harassment.   Background The employee worked for a Council in one of the […]

Employment Tribunal & ACAS Webinar

Our latest webinar, hosted by our Human Resources and Employment Law experts, will cover the topic of Employment Tribunals and Acas. The webinar will take place on Wednesday 27th March with two different times to choose from. This webinar will give businesses an introduction to the following key information related to Employment Tribunals and ACAS: […]

Rate Increases Update 2024

The Government have announced the following rate changes that are due to take effect in April 2024; some are subject to Parliamentary approval. The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2024 comes into force on 6th April 2024. This Order makes the following changes: For more support on the latest HR regulations and recommendations, access our […]